Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Consultant was £486 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 228 258
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Consultant 11 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 11
City of London median daily rate £486 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.38% +20.00% -14.68%
10th Percentile £378 £425 £238
90th Percentile £548 £559 £675
Central London median daily rate £463 £525 £438
% change year-on-year -11.90% +20.00% -14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6694 6411 8806
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.54% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5291 5101 6921
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £273
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 126
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Senior Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Consultant in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Consultant in the City of London

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio

Senior Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
1 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
2 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) People Management
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source Development
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSD
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec